As promised, here is the concluding part of With Love From Asaba. Feel free to leave a comment, suggestion, critique, etcetera. Enjoy! “Who is that that wants to break my gate, ehn?” Chief Alozie asked in an irritated voice, … Continue reading →
Last year, while I was deeply engrossed in a piece I was writing, someone pointed out that I had this weird look on my face. Okay, fine, it was not just weird; it was silly. I never forgot it and … Continue reading →
I started writing seriously in 2012 (last year), after a very long break. One of the things I quickly discovered, apart from the fact that I love writing stories in my handwriting, is the fact that writing is a very … Continue reading →
Have you ever wondered what your very first handwriting looked like? Maybe you have old exercise books from nursery school, etc, to help jog your memory. Even if you don’t have those, chances are that like many people, your handwriting … Continue reading →
Welcome to Design of the Picture Book! I'm Carter Higgins, and I'm a writer and librarian for kids. I spent a spectacular stint as the Children's Book Editor at <a href="http://www.designmom.com/">Design Mom</a> which I loved! You can find my column <a href="http://www.designmom.com/category/childrens-lit/">here</a>.<br /> I'm a K-6 librarian, a former-ish graphic designer, an SCBWI member, and a huge fan of words and pictures.<br /> Represented by <a href="http://www.rpcontent.com/">Rubin Pfeffer of Rubin Pfeffer Content, LLC</a>.
There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost - Martha Graham.